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May 2006
Clarance Fletcher from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration joined our club.

April 2006
Leonardo Lopez from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Sam Osardu from the Federal Highway Administration and Belinda Rawls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined our club.

March 28, 2006
The Area 33 Speech and Evaluation Contests were held. Unfortunately, Raquel Wright and Nancy Scibek did not place.

March 15, 2006
The Federal Toastmasters Club Speech and Evaluation Contests were held. Raquel Wright won the Speech Content. In the Evaluation Contest, Nancy Scibek placed first and Catherine Clifford finished second. Raquel and Nancy will represent the club at the respective Area 33 Contest.

December 2005
Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held. Kevin Burrow from the Federal Highway Administration joined our club.

Novemeber 5, 2005
The District 27 Table Topics and Tall Tall Contests were held. Unfortunately, Andrew Brown did not place.

Novemeber 2005
Leslie Livingston from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration joined our club.

October 19, 2005
The Division C Tall Tales Contest was held. Andrew Brown placed first. He is going to represent Division C in the District 27 Fall Conference.

October 13, 2005
The District C Tall Tales Contest was held. Frank Hearl did not place.

October 6, 2005
The Area 33 Tall Tales Contest was held and Andrew Brown placed first. He is going to represent Area 33 in the Division C Contest.

October 4, 2005
The Area 33 Table Topics Contest was held and Frank Hearl placed first. He is going to represent Area 33 in the Division C Contest.

October 1, 2005
Toastmasters International and Federal Toastmasters increased the initiation fee by 25% and dues by 50%.

October 2005
Ferrin Moore from the Federal Aviation Administration and Nancy Scibek from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration joined our club.

September 28, 2005
The Federal Toastmasters Club Table Topics and Tall Tales Contests were held. Frank Hearl won the Table Topics Content and Raquel Wright finished second. In the Tall Tales Contest, Andrew Brown placed first and Fred Ferate finished second. Frank and Andrew will represent the club at the respective Area 33 Contest.

August 2005
Aletha Goodine from the Federal Transit Administration, Rene Pana-Cryan and Frank Hearl from the Centers for Disease Control and Alicia Tillman from the Transportation Federal Credit Union joined our club.

July 2005
Ernesto Etienne from the Federal Aviation Administration, Antonio Bouza from the Department of Energy, Kurt Schulte, U.S. Coast Guard and Catherine Clifford from the Turner Construction Company joined our club.

June 2005
Gerald Joseph from the Federal Highway Administration and Raquel Wright from the Research and Innovative Technology Administration joined our club.

May 2005
Falan Yinug from the U.S. International Trade Commission joined our club.

April 24, 2005
The Divison C Evaluation Contest was held and Brian Smith placed second.

March 29, 2005
The Area 33 Evaluation Contest was held and Brian Smith placed first. He is going to represent Area 33 in the Division C contest.

March 23, 2005
The Area 33 Speech Contest was held. Unfortunately, Mike Nunes did not win the contest, but he placed second.

March 16, 2005
The Federal Toastmasters Club International Speech and Evaluation Contests were held. Mike Nunes won the Speech Content and Brian Smith finished second. In the Evaluation Contest, Brian placed first and Mike finished second. Mike and Brian will represent the club at the respective Area 33 Contest.

March 2005
Myrna Beckford from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Tamiko Scian from the Transportation Federal Credit Union joined our club.

January 2005
Andrew Brown and Pamela Chambers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined our club. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

December 2004
Velma Crawford from the Office of the Inspector General joined our club.

October 2004
Ralph Randall from the Federal Aviation Administration joined our club.

August 2004
Ronnie Fairley from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development joined our club.

August 2004
Patricia Love and Janice Sanders from the Research and Special Programs Administration joined our club.

July 2004
Susan Anderson from the Research and Special Programs Administration and Shailan Mohan from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics joined our club. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

May 2004
William Jones from the Research and Special Programs Administration joined our club.

April 2004
Calvin Mitchell from the Federal Avaiation Administration joined our club.

March 31, 2004
The Federal Toastmasters Club International Speech Contest was held. Mike Nunes won the contest and Danny Gore finished second. Mike will represent the club at the Area 33 Contest

March 24, 2004
The Federal Toastmasters Club Evaluation Contest was held. Ron Rhoades won the contest and Laura Trejo finished second. Ron will represent the club at the Area 33 Contest

March 2004
Alene Riley from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Edward Alexander from the Research and Special Programs Administration joined our club.

December 10, 2003
Federal Toastmasters held its annual Christmas party. Members brought pizza, chips, pretzels and drinks. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

December 2003
Sunita Satyapal from the U.S. Department of Energy joined our club.

October 14, 2003
The Area 33 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests were held. Unfortunately, Danny Gore did not place in the Humorous Speech Contest. Brian Smith won the Table Topics Contest.

September 2003
Guan Xu from the Federal Highway Administration and Ronald Rhoades from the Federal Aviation Administration joined our club.

September 24, 2003
The Club Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests were held. Danny Gore won the Humorous Speech Contest and Brian Smith won the Table Topics Contest. They will represent the club at the Area 33 Speech Contest.

August 2003
Ken Vought from the Office of the Inspector General joined our club.

July 2003
Michele Vaca-Senecal from the U.S. International Trade Commission joined our club. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

June 2003
Lilian Campbell and Richard Corley from the Maritime Administration, Antoinette Fargo from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Louisa Ward from the Federal Highway Administration, Melvin Brown from the Federal Aviation Administration and Mike Nunes from the U.S. International Trade Commission joined our club.

April 9, 2003
The Area 33 Speech Contest was held. Unfortunately, Joe Tonning did not place in the Speech Contest.

April 2, 2003
The Area 33 Evaluation Contest was held. Danny Gore placed second in the Evaluation Contest.

April 2003
Glenda Marshall from the Maritime Administration joined our club.

March 26, 2003
The Federal Toastmasters Speech Contest was held. Joe Tonning placed first. He will represent the club at the Area 33 Speech Contest.

March 19, 2003
The Federal Toastmasters Evaluation Contest was held. Danny Gore placed first. He will represent the club at the Area 33 Evaluation Contest.

December 11, 2002
Federal Toastmasters held its annual Christmas party. Members brought chips, pretzels and drinks. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

December 2002
Brian Smith from the Office of the Inspector General joined our club.

November 2002
Robert Gagné from the Federal Highway Administration joined our club.

October 15, 2002
The Division C Table Topics Contest was held. Unfortunately, Joe Tonning did not place.

October 9, 2002
The Area 33 Speech Contest was held. Unfortunately, Danny Gore did not place.

October 3, 2002
The Area 33 Table Topics Contests was held. Joe Tonning won the Table Topics Contest. He will represent Area 33 in the Division C Table Topics Contest.

September 25, 2002
The Federal Toastmasters Humorous Speech and Table Topic Contests were held. Danny Gore placed first in the speech contest. He will represent the club at the Area 33 Speech Contest. In the Table Topics Contest, Joe Tonning placed first and Laura Trejo placed second. Joe will represent the club at the Area 33 Table Topics Contest.

June 2002
Sean Moss from the Office of the Secretary joined our club. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

May 22, 2002
Federal Toastmasters formally celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its founding in May of 1952 at the Interstate Commerce Commission. Several current and past members, District 27 officials and members of other clubs attended.

May 2002
Mary Cole from the Federal Highway Administration, Maxine Edwards and Carmen Hayes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Germaine Truly-Jackson from the Office of the Secretary joined our club.

April 2002
Raymond Martinez from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Jeff Patten from the Federal Highway Administration joined our club.

February 2002
James Christian from the Federal Highway Administration, Curtis Hagan from the Small Business Administration and Carmen Torrent from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined our club.

December 19, 2000
Federal Toastmasters held its annual Christmas party. Sandwiches from Costco were served and members brought chips, pretzels and drinks. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

December 2001
Marti Miller from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined our club.

October 4, 2001
The Area 33 Speech and Table Topic Contests were held. Unfortunately, Sharon McMillan and Joe Tonning did not place.

September 19, 2001
The Federal Toastmasters Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests were held. Sharon McMillan placed first in the Humorous Speech Contest. She will represent the club at the Area 33 Humorous Speech Contest. In the Table Topics Contest, Joe Tonning placed first and Mark Bradford placed second. Joe will represent the club at the Area 33 Table Topics Contest.

August 2001
Laura Trejo from the Office of the Secretary joined the club.

July 2, 2001
Federal Toastmasters held a Special Awards Ceremony to install new officers, present awards and recognize new members. Fred Ferate, Area 33 Governor served as the master of ceremonies. New officers were sworn-in by the area governor.

July 2, 2001
Area 33 Awards Meeting was held in Room 2230 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM at U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Headquarters.

June 13, 2001
Sharon McMillian completed her Advanced Toastmaster-Bronze (ATM-B).

May 5, 2001
Fred Ferate attend the District 27 Spring Conference at the American Society of Civil Engineers in Reston, VA. The Evaluation and International Speech Contest was held.

May 2, 2000
Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

March 29, 2001
The Area 33 Evaluation Contest was held at the U.S. Postal Service Building Auditorium. Unfortunately, Lou Molino did did not place.

March 14, 2001
The Federal Toastmasters Evaluation Contests was held. Lou Molino placed first and Ann Hunt placed second in the Speech Contest. Lou will represent the club at the Area 33 Evaluation Contest.

February 2001
Sharmeen Dosky from the U.S. Department of Housing joined the club.

February 1, 2001
Federal Toastmasters Officers held an Officers meeting in the U.S. Department of Transportation cafeteria. The focus of the meeting was on the Distinguished Club Plan. Individual club member goals were also discussed.

December 13, 2000
Federal Toastmasters held its annual Christmas party. Sandwiches from Subway were served and members brought chips, pretzels and drinks. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

December 2000
Michelle Vaca-Senecal from the U.S. International Trade Commission joined the club.

October 7, 2000
The Division C Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests were held at the USDA Administrative Building, 1300 Jefferson Drive, SW in Washington, DC.

October 2000
Joe Tonnell from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Steve Bayliff from the Federal Aviation Administration and Danny Gore from the Maritime Administration joined the club.

September 27, 2000
Fred Ferate attended the District 27 Fall Conference was held at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, VA. A number of speakers talked about various topics and several workshops were held.

September 12, 2000
The Area 33 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests were held at the FCC Building, 445 12th Street, SW in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, Sharon McMillan and Trudy Rhodes did not place.

September 2000
Bruce White and Bill Smith from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

August 30, 2000
The Federal Toastmasters Speech and Evaluation Contests were held. Sharon McMillan placed first and Bruce White placed second in the Speech Contest. Sharon will represent the club at the Area 33 Speech Contest. In the Evaluation Contest, Trudy Rhodes placed first and Jose Garcia placed second. Trudy will represent the club at the Area 33 Evaluation Contest.

August 21, 2000
Federal Toastmasters moved the club website (http://federaltoastmasters.tripod.com) to Tripod, part of the Lycos Network.

August 2, 2000
Federal Toastmasters held a Special Awards Ceremony to install new officers, present awards and recognize new members. Winston Sherman, Area 33 Governor served as the master of ceremonies. New officers were sworn-in by the area governor. Gary Burke and W. Raymond Keng received their Competent Toastmaster (CTM) pins; Fred Ferate received his Advanced Toastmaster Bronze (ATM-B) pin; and Sharon McMillan, Jose Garcia and Fred Ferate received their Competent Leader (CL) tags.

August 1, 2000
Federal Toastmasters received the Select Distinguished Club Award by achieving 7 of the 10 goals in our Distinguished Club Plan
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June 22, 2000
Federal Toastmasters Officers held an Officers meeting in the U.S. Department of Transportation cafeteria. The focus of the meeting was on the Distinguished Club Plan. Individual club member goals were also discussed.

June 14, 2000
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

June 1-3, 2000
Fred Ferate attended the Region 7 Conference at the Bethesda Marriott in Maryland. Region VII is composed of eight districts which includes Virginia, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and some New England states.

June 2000
Charles Sears from the Federal Highway Administration and Cynthia Cox-Grollman from the Federal Transit Administration joined the club.

May 13, 2000
Fred Ferate attended the District 27 Spring Conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

May 2000
Richard Corley from the Maritime Administration joined the club.

April 18, 2000
The Division C Speech and Table Topics Contests were held at the Windham Building. Unfortunately, Ann Hunt did not place.

April 4, 2000
The Area 33 Table Topics Contest was held at the FCC Building, 445 12th Street, SW in Washington, DC. Ann Hunt placed first. She will represent the area in the Division C Contest.

April 2000
Andrew Reid from the Federal Highway Administration and Teresa Wooley and Gertrude Rhodes from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

March 22, 2000
The Federal Toastmasters Table Topics Contest was held. Ann Hunt placed first and William Waldron placed second in. Ann will represent the club at the Area 33 Table Topics Contest.

March 15, 2000
The Federal Toastmasters Speech Contest was held. Ann Hunt placed first and Coleman Sachs placed second. Ann will represent the club at the Area 33 Speech Contest.

February 1, 2000
Karlene Saenz and Fred Ferate attended the Area 33 committee meeting with Area Governor Karol Watson. The main business item was the Federal Toastmasters Speech Contest and the Table Topics Contest.

January 12, 2000
Federal Toastmasters launched the club website and hosted on the Microsoft Network Community Pages. (http://msnhomepages.talkcity.com/CorporateWay/federaltoastmasters) . The website was registered with the following search engines: Yahoo, Netscape, Google, Direct Hit, Alta Vista, Lycos, Excite and Northern Light.

December 15, 1999
Federal Toastmasters held its annual Christmas party. Sandwiches from Costco were served and members brought chips, pretzels and drinks.

December 1999
Sharon McMillan, Ann Hunt, William Waldron and Linda Bender from the Federal Aviation Administration and Lee Boone from the U.S. Coast Guard. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

November 14, 1999
Fred Ferate attended the District 27 Annual Meeting at Holiday Inn Ballston in Arlington, Virginia.

November 6, 1999
The Division C Evaluation Contest was held. Unfortunately, Jose Garcia did not place.

October 6, 1999
The Area 33 Evaluation Contest was held. Jose Garcia placed first. Jose will represent the area at the Division C Evaluation Contest.

September 1999
Freddie Jones from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

August 1999
Lorna John from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

June 1999
Max Sampson from the Capital PC User Group joined the club. Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

April 1999
Ellen Martin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined the club.

March 1999
Gary Burke from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

January 1999
Deb Chaney from the Federal Aviation Administration joined the club.

December 1998
F
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

October 1998
Kingsley Azubike from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

July 1998
John Scott from the Transportation Administrative Service Center joined the club.

June 1998
F
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

January 1998
Marti Hron from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

December 1997
Bob Wigglesworth from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined the club. F
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

October 1997
Jose Garcia and Celso Gatchalian from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

August 1997
Luis Rodriguez from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

June 1997
Suk Dickinson from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club. F
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

April 1997
Diane Butts from the Office of the Secretary joined the club.

February 1997
Al Baker joined the club.

December 1997
F
ederal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

October 1996
James Hunt from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

September 1996
Chimai Ngo from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

June 1996

Federal Toastmasters officer elections were held.

May 1996
Louisa Ward from the Institute of Transportation Engineers joined the club.

April 1996
John Houk from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

March 1996
Bradley Hibbs from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

April 1996
John Houk and Michael Thomas from the Federal Highway Administration, Fred Ferate from the Research and Special Programs Administration and W. Raymond Keng from the Federal Transit Administration joined the club.

October 1995
Sam Gilbert from the Federal Transit Administration joined the club.

June 1995
Lou Molino from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined the club.

April 1993
Guy Cornielle from TRW joined the club.

April 1991
Karlene Saenz from the Maritime Administration joined the club.

April 1985
Bob Winans from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

April 1980
Coleman Sachs from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined the club.

June 1971
Harry Taylor from the Federal Highway Administration joined the club.

May 1952
Federal Toastmasters was founded at the Interstate Commerce Commission.

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